Lightning

Lightning hits

Lightning

Lightning happens when a storm comes. Lightning can happen when a volcanic eruption, dust storms, forest fires and tornadoes occur. Lightning has a million volts of electricity. Around 1 quarter of lightning is from cloud to ground. Lightning can occur inside clouds. Lightning rods are also known as conductors. Direct lightning is usually fatal. Thousands of people are struck by lightning every year.

Lightning facts

Facts About Lightning

Lightning is caused by an electrical charge in Earths atmosphere that is unbalanced. Lightning is a powerful burst of electricity that happens very quick during a thunderstorm. Lightning strikes usually last around 1 or 2 microseconds. Thunder is the sound caused by lightning. The study of lightning is called Fulminology. Some people have a phobia known as Astraphobia. Astraphobia is a fear of thunder and lightning. Lightning can happen everywhere around the world. It can hurt if you get hit by lightning.